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Organization Position Location Description
Grace Dart Extended Care Centre

Assisting Recreation technician and residents during activities

Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve

Accompanying and encouraging our residents to participate in the various planned activities. The Recreation program includes a variety of weekly activities, special events, excursions and holiday celebrations.

Grace Dart Extended Care Centre

Friendly Visitor

Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve

Visiting with our residents who are unable to participate in activities, who are isolated or who don’t have family.

Happy Village International (HAVI)

Fundraising & Sponsorship Volunteer

Sponsorship and fundraising volunteers are responsible for raising money and finding sponsors and donors for HAVI’s events and projects. This position is both research and outreach-oriented. The successful candidate must be independent, hardworking, and able to research grants and opportunities.

Happy Village International (HAVI)

Volunteer with Neurodiverse Individuals

Le Sud-Ouest

HAVI Friends volunteers are at the heart of the HAVI Friends program! As a volunteer, you will get paired with one of the neurodivergent individuals in our program. You will help them develop skills such as communication, behaviour, increased attention span, cooperation, and social and emotional awareness through fun and educational online and potentially in-person activities.

House of Friendship

Language teacher

Le Plateau-Mont-Royal

Teach French, English, Spanish or Portuguese to help newly arrived people and to build cultural bridges with long-term Canadians! Free language classes available in exchange, pedagogical support provided through out each session.

Innovation Youth

Tutor

Ville-Marie

One-on-one tutoring youth (aged 16-25) who are at different levels in high school in Mathematics, French, English and History alongside the Education Coordinator.

Innovation Youth

Librarian

Ville-Marie

Work shelving, organizing and cataloguing books in the children's library. Assist with children's workshops (workshop involvement limited to persons over 18 years of age).

Innovation Youth

Community Kitchen Volunteer

Ville-Marie

Innovation Assistance is a food security program under our organization, Innovation Youth. Besides our bi-monthly Monday Solidarity Markets, we also host a volunteer-run community kitchen every Tuesday and Wednesday. We have two shifts available on both days, one from 10h-12h, and an afternoon shift from 13-15h.

Basic kitchen safety and training will be given for tasks that may include:

- Food transformation of overstock produce that will be sold at markets or distributed to the community
- Cooking specific recipes for Innovation Assistance's catering events
- Food prep (cleaning, cutting, and preserving produce)

Innovation Youth

Market Helper

Ville-Marie

Innovation Assistance hosts their Solidarity Markets each first and third Monday of the month during the fall and winter months (Oct 2022-April 2023). We welcome volunteers for the whole day starting from 11:00 until 18:00. Volunteers can come at any point during the market day, though we ask for at least two hours of commitment. Our clientele and staff are bilingual, but proficiency is not required for volunteers.

Tasks include:
- Unloading produce and setting up the market at St-Jax Church (11:00).
- Working in the kitchen to sort and clean produce.
- Aiding clients through the market shopping line as "vendors".
- Checking in clients and working the cash register with the aid of the market coordinators.
- Clean-up and take-down at the market's end (5:00).

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)

Translator

Position Summary:

JDRF’s mission is to fund critical research and accelerate the most promising opportunities for curing, better treating, and preventing type 1 diabetes (T1D).

We are seeking volunteers to be responsible translating some short documents from English to French. The volunteer translators will also revision of translations from English to French.

Responsibilities:

Translating documents and presentations from English to French.
Ensure knowledge of JDRF terminology (glossary will be provided)
Proofreading translated texted for grammar, spelling and punctuation accuracy
Maintain confidentiality of all translations.

Minimum Commitment:

Volunteers are asked to commit to approximately 2-4 hours per month
Attend JDRF orientation training